Allyson M. Hoss

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Numerous challenges currently face digital forensic analysis. Although a variety of techniques and tools exist to assist with the analysis of digital evidence, they inadequately address key problems. We consider the applicability and usefulness of weaving ontologies to address some of these problems. We introduce an ontological approach leading to future(More)
Stimulation of mouse macrophages with Newcastle disease virus (NDV) leads to a rapid and high interferon (IFN) response. The magnitude of this response is influenced by the mouse genotype. We have analysed NDV-induced IFN production at the protein and mRNA levels in two different populations of macrophages derived from 'high producer' C57BL/6 and 'low(More)
ii Acknowledgements There are several people whom I would like to acknowledge for their support during the development of this dissertation. To Dr. Doris L. Carver, my supervising professor, I express my sincere gratitude for her guidance throughout my graduate studies. She helped me to stay focused, to continually move forward toward my goals, as well as(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My grandfather once told me that I didn't have to go to school to be successful. The only key to success was doing what I loved. This work is the product of doing what I love and I dedicate it the memory of my grandfathers. To the memory of Joseph H. Burris and Harvell " Mutt " Pierce. One thing my grandfather didn't mention is the help I(More)
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